How to Help Your Student Develop a Growth Mindset

by Head of Middle School Marisa Schnirman How our students grow and develop academically, socially, and emotionally has a lot to do with their...

Which Generation Have Smartphones Destroyed?

by Aaron Hovel and Jennifer Zacharis An Atlantic article titled Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation? recently received a lot of attention on social media....

The Time for Hope

by Head of Upper School Colleen Welsh The world is a complicated place to navigate these days.  Just watching the news on a regular...

Welcome, Pike Families!

by Head of School Muddy Waters Welcome back to another school year. I continue to love my profession because every year presents new possibilities...

What happens outside of music class?

by Lower and Middle School Music teacher Emeric Viani As the school year draws to a close, I’ve been reflecting on the incredible growth of...

2017 – A Year in Sustainability

by Upper School teacher Tina Morris This year has zipped by so fast that we haven’t had much time to reflect on or share...

SummerReads 2017

by School Librarian Linda Spence Recently in the library, I asked two classes of 5th graders why we promote summer reading. Dutifully, they trotted...

Evaluating Innovation

by Director of Technology Aaron Hovel and Technology Integrationist Jennifer Zacharis With any new initiative, it is important to evaluate and reflect on the...

Reason for Hope

by Head of Upper School Colleen Welsh On May 1, 2017, I had the privilege of watching my son-in-law become an American citizen.  As...

Still Learning After All These Years…

by Head of Lower School Jenn Elkin Life-long learning—it’s a fundamental part of our mission at The Pike School, a trait we hope to...